(1917) Stage: Wrote (w/Rachel Crothers
) "Mother Carey's Chickens", produced on Broadway
. Directed by Ralph F. Cummings. Cort Theatre: 25 Sep 1917-Oct 1917 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Mabel Acker, Edith Barker, Thomas Carrigan, Marie L. Day, Charles Eaton, Doris Eaton
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[on adapting "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" for the stage] I discovered at once that playwrights are of no importance whatsoever when it comes to rehearsals. They are merely necessary evils. Why, they cut out--very courteously, I confess--my most cherished scene of pathos, and clamored for "fourteen laughs" in its place.
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